GameNow's Scores

  • Games
For 446 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 56% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 42% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.4 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 73
Highest review score: 100 WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!
Lowest review score: 0 Crazy Taxi: Catch a Ride
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 64 out of 446
446 game reviews
    • 85 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    This is the kind of game you'll play obsessively until you get to the end credits - and then you'll play it again to find all the godies you missed on the first go. [Oct 2002, p.46]
    • 78 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    I actually dig this game. It's so good, I can even deal with the cutesy characters. [Oct 2003, p.60]
    • 79 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    From beginning to end, these games ooze style. [Dec 2003, p.54]
    • 82 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Laugh-out-loud comic quips ("I blame society!" Homer yells when he runs someone over) and endless sight gags round out this very pretty—and ever-so-animated—picture.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The bulk of the included 24 games are still highly addictive and hecka fun to play - especially multiplayer. [Jan 2004, p.59]
    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    A fantastic party game. [June 2002, p.66]
    • 88 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The game continues to surprise you by tossing curveballs like siege weapons, random weather effects, and time-sensitive goals into the mix. [Dec 2003, p.75]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Slightly busted control aside, this is an exceptional port. [Nov 2002, p.74]
    • 79 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    One of the finest games in the genre. [Jan 2003, p.65]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    This cart isn't about depth, it's all about flash and energy, and I mean that in a good way. [May 2003, p.40]
    • 77 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    If you can get past the fact that you've played this twice before, you'll love it. [June 2003, p.45]
    • 70 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    All four games in this collection are almost arcade perfect and run supersmoothly. [May 2003, p.40]
    • 89 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Definitely one of the meatiest handheld games out there, and if you let it, it'll absorb you as intensely as some of its larger siblings. [July 2003, p.51]
    • 77 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Everything looks fabulous and the pinball physics are dead-on, but the difficulty could've used a bit more tweaking. [July 2003, p.50]
    • 79 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Looks remarkably similar to the 32-bit "Mega Man 8," which will make you wonder why all handheld games don't look this good. [Mar 2003, p.54]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    If you like your games with a crazy twist, then you'll totally get into this one. [Oct 2003, p.52]
    • 81 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Just what I want to see happen to the Mega Man series - classic gameplay with extra enhancements for more depth, Zero 2 is a fantastic step in the right direction. [Nov 2003, p.70]
    • 74 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Transforming robots, stylish graphics and a huge variety of missions make up for the occasional bump in the road. [Nov 2002, p.72]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    You get a gaming experience out of Steel Battalion that you just can't get from any other game. [Jan 2003, p.57]
    • 86 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Has more technique than almost any other racing game before it. [Aug 2003, p.33]
    • 87 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    This baby runs like a dream over the Xbox's cable modem. [July 2003, p.61]
    • 81 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Newbies may be shocked at the strategy and planning this game requires, but they'll most likely enjoy the quick learning curve, thanks to Ghost's user-friendly interface. [Sept 2003, p.60]
    • 82 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Online play is fresh and funky, but the songs sound like the same old beat. [Jan 2004, p.64]
    • 81 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    While hardly original, Hit & Run offers lots in the way of solid gameplay, excellent controls, and pure unadulterated fun. [Oct 2003, p.57]
    • 79 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Expect some of the coolest levels out there, a slew of amazing characters, and something lacking from many games today: a sense of humor.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    It looks plain on the surface, but once you've established yourself in your new town, you won't be able to put the controller down. Not for everyone, but very good. [Oct 2002, p.38]
    • 75 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Sonic fans owe it to themselves to pick this up. [Dec 2002, p.72]
    • 79 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Expect some of the coolest levels out there, a slew of amazing characters, and something lacking from many games today: a sense of humor.